of president obama, as he sees the growing obligations internationally as well as a continued and very important obligation here at home with the economy, what will we see him doing? the role of the secretary of state growing, perhaps, in this coming term. >> yeah, i think you're right. i think we are going to see our global influence grow. i mean, he has spent his first term really focusing on the things he was trying to get done at home. now he's got a little bit of latitude to be able to move us forward and build some really strong relationships, be it in asia, really figuring out how we're going to engage with china so we can with compete on an economic front. i think we'll see a lot more of this happening. i don't think his work economically in building allies around the world is going to in any way change how we're having conversations with israel and working on our issues in the middle east. >> one of his first major trips here after being re-elected, what does that say? >> it says that he does want to pay more attention to international affairs. he's going to have to with what'